At 2:30 p.m. today, after hearing an appeal from Mr. Tezozomoc on behalf of the South Central Farmers, the Planning and Land Use Committee will likely vote to certify the final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and approve the subdivision of the lot in support of a project proposed for the former home of the South Central Farm.
“Where do things stand now?” I asked Adonia Lugo as we organized potential discussion themes ahead of this Sunday’s Untokening event. Election results were just starting to roll in from the East Coast, she replied, and they weren’t looking good for Hillary. Perhaps we should relabel the event ‘The UnTrumpening,’ I mused. We were already […]
“Maybe you didn’t catch that you jumped into a convo specifically about transportation/police issues?” the self-described “police/community relations specialist” and bike advocate tweeted at me. “You’ve been whitesplained!” announced the cheery AOL-style voice in my head. It’s the voice I hear every time I am told by a white person that race and class have […]
Six months ago he had been hit by a car on Rodeo Road, the young man told me. He was laid up for seventeen days. Now he had a metal rod in his back. It wasn’t a story that made the news. And it wasn’t a hit-and-run – the driver actually stopped to help the […]
The Ovarian Psyco-Cycles have been a game-changer in the Los Angeles cycling landscape. And now, with a documentary featuring the stories of three of their members set to debut at South by Southwest (SXSW) this year, they are essentially announcing that they are here to stay. Y con ganas.* The Ovas first burst into the […]